Last updated: 08/2/2024

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area
Institutions and agencies involved
Jordan - - صندوق المعونة الوطنية, NAF (National Aid Fund)
References
NAF. 2019. "Instructions of the Supplementary Support Program for Needy Families for the year 2019. Issued in accordance with the provisions of Article (8/g) of the National Aid Fund Law No. 36 of 1986.". Accessed on 08 February 2024. Available at: . In Arabic.

Programme Details

Programme objectives

With the goal of lowering absolute poverty in Jordan, the NAF Takaful programme, offers monetary support to families living below the poverty level, with a goal of extending coverage of social protection to the working poor, and move towards multi-dimensional poverty indicators.

References
National Aid Fund. 2020 "Takaful Programme Baseline Report". Accessed on 08 February 2024. Available at: https://naf.gov.jo/EBV4.0/Root_Storage/EN/EB_List_Page/NAF_EN_FINAL.pdf
Start date
2019
References
National Aid Fund. 2020 "Takaful Programme Baseline Report". Accessed on 08 February 2024. Available at: https://naf.gov.jo/EBV4.0/Root_Storage/EN/EB_List_Page/NAF_EN_FINAL.pdf
Coverage
120 000 families in 2022
References
NAF. 2022. "2022 Annual report". Accessed on 08 February 2022. Available at: https://naf.gov.jo/EBV4.0/Root_Storage/AR/EB_List_Page/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%82%D8%B1%D9%8A%D8%B1_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B3%D9%86%D9%88%D9%8A_2022.pdf
Programme expenditure
JOD 140 Million Budget (2022)
References
NAF. 2022. "2022 Annual report". Accessed on 08 February 2022. Available at: https://naf.gov.jo/EBV4.0/Root_Storage/AR/EB_List_Page/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%82%D8%B1%D9%8A%D8%B1_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B3%D9%86%D9%88%D9%8A_2022.pdf

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
Proxy Means Test
References
NAF. 2019. "Instructions of the Supplementary Support Program for Needy Families for the year 2019. Issued in accordance with the provisions of Article (8/g) of the National Aid Fund Law No. 36 of 1986.". Accessed on 08 February 2024. Available at: <https://naf.gov.jo/EBV4.0/Root_Storage/AR/EB_List_Page/14-%D8%AA%D8%B9%D9%84%D9%8A%D9%85%D8%A7%D8%AA_%D8%A8%D8%B1%D9%86%D8%A7%D9%85%D8%AC_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF%D8%B9%D9%85_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%83%D9%85%D9%8A%D9%84%D9%8A_-%D8%AA%D9%83%D8%A7%D9%81%D9%841.pdf>. In Arabic.
Targeted areas
Nationwide
References
National Aid Fund. 2020 "Takaful Programme Baseline Report". Accessed on 08 February 2024. Available at: https://naf.gov.jo/EBV4.0/Root_Storage/EN/EB_List_Page/NAF_EN_FINAL.pdf
Target groups
Jordanians who are in relative poverty; Working poor category excluded from the recurrent cash assistance programme
References
National Aid Fund. 2020 "Takaful Programme Baseline Report". Accessed on 08 February 2024. Available at: https://naf.gov.jo/EBV4.0/Root_Storage/EN/EB_List_Page/NAF_EN_FINAL.pdf
Eligibility criteria
Those who are relatively poor are included in a poverty gap between JOD 200-650. Regarding working poor, the male head of household should have a monthly wage below JOD 220
References
NAF. 2019. "Instructions of the Supplementary Support Program for Needy Families for the year 2019. Issued in accordance with the provisions of Article (8/g) of the National Aid Fund Law No. 36 of 1986.". Accessed on 08 February 2024. Available at: <https://naf.gov.jo/EBV4.0/Root_Storage/AR/EB_List_Page/14-%D8%AA%D8%B9%D9%84%D9%8A%D9%85%D8%A7%D8%AA_%D8%A8%D8%B1%D9%86%D8%A7%D9%85%D8%AC_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF%D8%B9%D9%85_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%83%D9%85%D9%8A%D9%84%D9%8A_-%D8%AA%D9%83%D8%A7%D9%81%D9%841.pdf>. In Arabic.
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
Annual reassessment
References
National Aid Fund. 2020 "Takaful Programme Baseline Report". Accessed on 08 February 2024. Available at: https://naf.gov.jo/EBV4.0/Root_Storage/EN/EB_List_Page/NAF_EN_FINAL.pdf

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Cash
References
National Aid Fund. 2020 "Takaful Programme Baseline Report". Accessed on 08 February 2024. Available at: https://naf.gov.jo/EBV4.0/Root_Storage/EN/EB_List_Page/NAF_EN_FINAL.pdf
Amount of benefits
Between JOD 200-650 for people in relative poverty; Between JOD 220-493 for members of the working poor category
References
NAF. 2019. "Instructions of the Supplementary Support Program for Needy Families for the year 2019. Issued in accordance with the provisions of Article (8/g) of the National Aid Fund Law No. 36 of 1986.". Accessed on 08 February 2024. Available at: <https://naf.gov.jo/EBV4.0/Root_Storage/AR/EB_List_Page/14-%D8%AA%D8%B9%D9%84%D9%8A%D9%85%D8%A7%D8%AA_%D8%A8%D8%B1%D9%86%D8%A7%D9%85%D8%AC_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF%D8%B9%D9%85_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%83%D9%85%D9%8A%D9%84%D9%8A_-%D8%AA%D9%83%D8%A7%D9%81%D9%841.pdf>. In Arabic.
Payment/delivery frequency
Monthly
References
NAF. 2019. "Instructions of the Supplementary Support Program for Needy Families for the year 2019. Issued in accordance with the provisions of Article (8/g) of the National Aid Fund Law No. 36 of 1986.". Accessed on 08 February 2024. Available at: <https://naf.gov.jo/EBV4.0/Root_Storage/AR/EB_List_Page/14-%D8%AA%D8%B9%D9%84%D9%8A%D9%85%D8%A7%D8%AA_%D8%A8%D8%B1%D9%86%D8%A7%D9%85%D8%AC_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF%D8%B9%D9%85_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%83%D9%85%D9%8A%D9%84%D9%8A_-%D8%AA%D9%83%D8%A7%D9%81%D9%841.pdf>. In Arabic.
Benefit delivery mechanism
Mobile money or cash in hand through post offices
References
NAF. 2019. "Instructions of the Supplementary Support Program for Needy Families for the year 2019. Issued in accordance with the provisions of Article (8/g) of the National Aid Fund Law No. 36 of 1986.". Accessed on 08 February 2024. Available at: <https://naf.gov.jo/EBV4.0/Root_Storage/AR/EB_List_Page/14-%D8%AA%D8%B9%D9%84%D9%8A%D9%85%D8%A7%D8%AA_%D8%A8%D8%B1%D9%86%D8%A7%D9%85%D8%AC_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AF%D8%B9%D9%85_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%83%D9%85%D9%8A%D9%84%D9%8A_-%D8%AA%D9%83%D8%A7%D9%81%D9%841.pdf>. In Arabic.
MIS
Digital beneficiary database; MIS system is interoperable with other governmental MIS systems through the National Unified Registry
References
NAF. 2022. "2022 Annual report". Accessed on 08 February 2022. Available at: https://naf.gov.jo/EBV4.0/Root_Storage/AR/EB_List_Page/%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AA%D9%82%D8%B1%D9%8A%D8%B1_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B3%D9%86%D9%88%D9%8A_2022.pdf